EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government has provided Tehran Municipality with 10 trillion rials ($78.7 million) to boost urban transportation development in the megacity of Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: While the Iranian capital has been suffocating under a blanket of smog that has refused to budge over the past seven days, urban managers seem to be content taking ineffectual measures in the hope of controlling the worsening condition.
EghtesadOnline: Smart Tehran Program, developed by Tehran Municipality, was honored during the World Smart City Award 2019, and an adjunct conference held in Barcelona, Spain, on Nov. 19-20.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has announced that revenues earned from traffic and air pollution schemes underway in the capital city of Tehran are being spent on expanding the city's urban transportation system.
EghtesadOnline: Over the past two days, CEOs of Iranian online taxi firms, government and municipality officials, as well as unionists have had a hectic time on Twitter clashing over the taxation of local transportation startups.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality took Iran E-Commerce Union to court on Monday over “illegally” issuing permits to local ride-hailing companies Snapp and Tap30.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has filed a lawsuit against Iran E-Commerce Union, arguing that the latter has illegally issued permits to online taxi firms like Snapp and Tap30, and demanding the revocation of their permits.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran City Council has ratified the issuance of participatory bonds worth 300 trillion rials ($2.4 billion) by the municipality to finance the expansion of the capital’s subway network.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality intends to charge ride-hailing firms operating in the capital a 2% tax and the startups are fighting the idea tooth and nail.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality has signed an agreement with Omid Entrepreneurship Fund to allocate 12.5 trillion rials ($105 million) in cheap loans for the expansion of public transportation system in the capital.